Stephen Beam


Darkness


(Paraphrased from Micah 7: 8-10)

Never again will you gloat over me

Like some worthless trophy

I've fallen to your fists and sneering jabs for shallow glory

Watch out, for i will rise and change the story

The darkness may rule about me

The darkness will be no more with the Lord as my light

I have sinned against you, Lord

I bear your wrath until the final court

Where His glory will be shone

And i'll see His righteousness homeward

I see the fists and sneering jabs fall back

My darknesss covers you with shame

Leaving you trampled like street filth

Submitted: Tuesday, March 11, 2008

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